Information on COVID-19
Learn more about COVID-19, information about previously scheduled appointments and what you can do to help protect your child and family. View COVID-19 information.
Riley at IU Health Facilities have implemented visitor restrictions to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, flu and other respiratory viruses. View visitor restrictions.
Information on Previously Scheduled Outpatient Appointments
To ensure the health and safety of all our patients and team members during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we’re making adjustments to some of our outpatient appointments. View updates to outpatient appointments.
Free Virtual Coronavirus Screenings
IU Health has launched a virtual clinic to offer individuals in Indiana regardless of age free coronavirus (COVID-19) screenings. View screening details.
Información sobre el COVID-19
Obtenga más información acerca del COVID-19, incluyendo las preguntas más frecuentes y lo que puede hacer para ayudar a protegerse y proteger a su familia. Ver información del COVID-19.
Restricciones para visitantes
Las instalaciones de salud de IU Health han implementado restricciones a los visitantes para ayudar a minimizar la propagación del COVID-19, la gripe y otros virus respiratorios. Ver restricciones para visitantes.
Información sobre citas ambulatorias previamente programadas
Para asegurar la salud y la seguridad de todos nuestros pacientes y empleados durante la pandemia del coronavirus (COVID-19), estamos haciendo ajustes en algunas de nuestras citas ambulatorias. Ver actualizaciones de citas ambulatorias.
Exámenes de coronavirus virtuales gratuitos
IU Health ha lanzado una clínica virtual para ofrecer a las personas en Indiana, independientemente de la edad, evaluaciones virtuales para la detección del coronavirus (COVID-19). Ver detalles de la evaluación.
Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that involves the growth of small collections of white blood cells in various parts of the body; most commonly in the lungs, lymph nodes, joints, eyes and skin. Researchers believe that the condition results from the body’s immune system responding to an unknown substance—most likely something inhaled from the air.
Sarcoidosis is a very rare condition in children. Certain factors may increase a child's likelihood for developing the condition:
The most common symptoms of sarcoidosis in children are uveitis (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye), arthritis and unexplainable rashes. Other early symptoms of sarcoidosis include:
Nearly all children affected by sarcoidosis eventually have lung problems such as:
Many children who have the condition also develop skin problems such as:
Some children with sarcoidosis have symptoms related to their eyes, including:
Sarcoidosis can be difficult to diagnose, because the condition produces few symptoms in its early stages and can affect any system in the body. In order to accurately diagnose sarcoidosis, doctors at Riley at IU Health perform one or more of the following tests:
Children who have signs and symptoms of sarcoidosis may need one or more of the following treatments:
There is no cure for sarcoidosis, but the condition often goes away on its own. However, in some patients, the signs and symptoms of sarcoidosis can last for many years and lead to organ damage.
Visit the trusted websites below to learn more about sarcoidosis.
Riley at IU Health offers a broad range of supportive services to make life better for families who choose us for their children's care.